J.D. McKissic

J.D. McKissic

28-Year-Old Running BackRB
Washington Football Team
2021 Fantasy Outlook
McKissic had the best year of his career in 2020, topping 900 scrimmage yards while working as a pass-catching complement to Antonio Gibson. The team's revolving door at quarterback worked in McKissic's favor, as the likes of Alex Smith and Dwayne Haskins didn't have much luck stretching the field and instead settled for dump-offs and short routes for the most part. Ryan Fitzpatrick may not be an All-Pro, but his 7.5 average air yards per target last year for Miami blew away the 5.7 mark Washington's QBs as a whole managed. With the receiving corps also bolstered by the arrival of Curtis Samuel, there's even more incentive for OC Scott Turner to be aggressive with his passing game. Gibson is entrenched in the lead role, so while McKissic doesn't have much competition for the backup spot, last season's production may prove to be his ceiling rather than his new normal. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a two-year, $3.25 million contract with the Redskins in March of 2020.
Ready for Monday
RBWashington Football Team
November 27, 2021
McKissic (ankle) doesn't have an injury designation for Monday's game versus the Seahawks, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.
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McKissic was limited at practice this week due to the ankle issue, but he'll be ready to go for Monday's contest. The 28-year-old should continue to operate as the primary pass-catching option out of the backfield for Washington.
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How do J.D. McKissic's 2021 advanced stats compare to other running backs?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Broken Tackle %
    The number of broken tackles divided by rush attempts.
  • Positive Run %
    The percentage of run plays where he was able to gain positive yardage.
  • % Yds After Contact
    The percentage of his rushing yards that came after contact.
  • Avg Yds After Contact
    The average rushing yards he gains after contact.
  • Rushing TD %
    Rushing touchdowns divided by rushing attempts. In other words, how often is he scoring when running the ball.
  • Touches Per Game
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) he is averaging per game
  • % Snaps w/Touch
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) divided by offensive snaps played.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
  • % Targeted On Route
    Targets divided by total routes run. Also known as TPRR.
  • Avg Yds Per Route Run
    Receiving yards divided by total routes run. Also known as YPRR.
Broken Tackle %
2.4%
 
Positive Run %
92.7%
 
% Yds After Contact
4.4%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
0.2
 
Rushing TD %
2.4%
 
Touches Per Game
7.9
 
% Snaps w/Touch
26.5%
 
Air Yards Per Game
3.5
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.12
 
% Team Air Yards
1.4%
 
% Team Targets
14.6%
 
Avg Depth of Target
0.7 Yds
 
Catch Rate
79.2%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
9.2
 
% Targeted On Route
17.7%
 
Avg Yds Per Route Run
1.37
 
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Snap Counts
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#% of Team Snaps

32928%
7529%
29825%
5822%
494%
187%
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
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vs Seahawks
Monday, Nov 29th at 8:15PM
Overall QB Rating Against
84.2
 
Cornerbacks
87.9
 
Safeties
55.6
 
Linebackers
109.3
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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2019
2018
McKissic has bounced around the league as a passing-down specialist out of the backfield, most recently landing in Washington as a potential replacement for Chris Thompson (Jaguars). With Antonio Gibson, Bryce Love and Peyton Barber all in the mix to earn carries now that Adrian Peterson is no longer on the team, McKissic's best-case scenario probably involves three or four carries and a handful of targets per game.
McKissic made some noise in 2017 with 453 scrimmage yards and three TDs on 80 touches, but he was a non-factor a year ago following the addition of first-round pick Rashaad Penny to the backfield alongside starter Chris Carson. McKissic could get on the field more this season with the departure of Mike Davis in free agency, not to mention C.J. Prosise's next inevitable injury. The best-case scenario for McKissic is a role on passing downs, while the worst-case scenario is losing his roster spot to 2019 sixth-round pick Travis Homer.
After barely playing as a rookie in 2016, McKissic made his way onto the game-day roster in Week 4 and never looked back, finishing the year as the Seahawks' main receiving option out of the backfield. At 5-10, 195, the converted college wideout lacks the size to be an every-down running back in the NFL, but he's a mismatch against linebackers given his sharp routes and elusiveness, and he showed he can contribute on the ground when he took his first carry of the season 30 yards for a score. McKissic was trying to beat out C.J. Prosise for a role on passing downs, but a Jones fracture suffered in late August ended McKissic's bid.
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Limited at practice
RBWashington Football Team
Ankle
November 26, 2021
McKissic (ankle) remained limited Friday at practice, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.
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Dealing with ankle issue
RBWashington Football Team
Ankle
November 25, 2021
McKissic (ankle) is listed as limited on Thursday's practice report.
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Gets eight touches
RBWashington Football Team
November 21, 2021
McKissic rushed seven times for 46 yards and caught one of two targets for four yards in Sunday's 27-21 win over the Panthers.
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Garners 39 total yards in win
RBWashington Football Team
November 14, 2021
McKissic rushed two times for four yards and secured all four targets for 35 yards in Washington's 29-19 win over the Buccaneers on Sunday.
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Leading receiver in loss
RBWashington Football Team
October 31, 2021
McKissic carried the ball three times for 10 yards and caught all eight of his targets for 83 yards in Sunday's 17-10 loss to the Broncos.
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